Police: Man shoots pregnant girlfriend in the head multiple times

King's Court Apartments
King's Court Apartments

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police arrested a man accused of trying to kill his pregnant girlfriend by shooting her in the head early Friday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Gregory Williams, 19, shot his pregnant girlfriend several times. Investigators said the victim was shot multiple times in the head and once in the shoulder.

The shooting happened at King's Court Apartments on Dougherty Drive around 1:30 a.m. Detectives believe a brief disagreement sparked the shooting. The victim is expected to survive, despite being taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police said Williams left the scene before they arrived on the scene, but he was later found at his home.

Williams will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of attempted second-degree murder.

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